Tuesday, October 28, 2008 * Volume 26, Number 5

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM

“Drawings by Frank Big Bear are on display thru March 22.

“Apart at the Seams: Drawings and Paintings by Allen D. (Big Al) Carter” is on display thru Dec. 14.

“Bright Life: Works on Paper by Karel Appel” will be on display thru May 24.

“Framing the Collection: Select Works” will be on display thru May 24.

“Work Through the Lens: Photographs from the Permanent Collection” is on display thru May 24.

Selections from “The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art” will be on display thru Sept. 13, 2009.

The Visual Lecture Series presents magazine designer Robert Newman at 6 pm on Nov. 11, art historian Julie L'Enfant at 6 pm on Nov. 18, photographer and pharmacologist Vance Gellert at 6 pm on March 10, and painter Jerome Witkin at 6 pm on March 24. All events are held in the Tweed.

Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including: Clark Anderson from Oct. 28 - Nov. 2, Jill Raymond and Debra Lindholm from Nov. 4 - 9, Melissa Aydt from Nov. 11 - 16, Laura Mayerle and Sam Hendricks from Nov. 18 - 23, Joshua Hammari from Dec. 2 - 7, and Christina Hoeker from Dec. 9 - 14. The opening receptions will be held on Tues. at 4 pm.


For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu, or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall

A Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert with the UMD Jazz I & II and Duluth’s Big Time Jazz Orchestra will be presented at 7:30 pm on Wed., Oct. 29.

A Senior High School Honor Band Festival Concert will be presented at 7:30 pm on Fri., Oct. 31.

The Senior High School Gold and Maroon Band Concert will be presented at 4 pm on Sat., Nov. 1.

A Band Concert will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 2.

The Symphony Orchestra Concert: 9th Annual Story Hour – Fairy Tales, featuring music from Grieg’s Peer Gynt and Ravel’s Mother Goose with guest artists Lise Lunge-Larsen and Elizabeth Nordell, will be presented at 7:30 pm on Sat., Nov. 8.

A Band Concert featuring the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Concert Band, and UMD Bulldog Athletic Bands will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 16.

All Jazz will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tue., Nov. 18. UMD Jazz Combos I-IV play jazz standards and original compositions through the evening.

The Ovation Guest Artist Series presents A Far Cry at 7:30 pm on Thurs., Nov. 20.

An Evening of Extraordinary Opera Scenes will be presented at 7:30 pm on Sat., Nov. 22 and at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 23.

The Percussion Ensemble Concert will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tue., Nov. 25.

For more information about music events, call 726-8561.

theatre EVENTS

The play Hummingbird by UMD Alum Jeannine Coulombe and directed by Kelly Grussendorf will be presented at 7:30 pm from Dec. 4-6, at 2 pm on Dec. 7, and at 7:30 pm from Dec. 9-13. The play is an intense, joyous, and fierce story of two sisters and the undeniable ties that bind them. For more info visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre/Current_Season_.html

athletic EVENTS

FOOTBALL
The UMD Football team will play Winona State at 1 pm on Nov. 8. All games will be played in Malosky Stadium.

MEN'S HOCKEY
The UMD Men’s Hockey team will play Wisconsin at 7:07 pm on Nov. 14 & 15, North Dakota at 7:37 on Nov. 21 and at 7:07 on Nov. 22, St. Cloud State at 7:37 pm on Nov. 29. All games will be played at the DECC.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY
The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play North Dakota at 3:07 pm on Nov. 22 & 23, Dartmouth at 7:07 pm on Nov. 28 and at 3:37 pm on Nov. 29. All games will be played at the DECC.

MEN'S BASKETBALL
The UMD Men's Basketball team will play UW-Superior at 7 pm on Nov. 25 in the Romano Gym.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
The UMD Women's Basketball team will play Northern Michigan at 1 pm on Nov. 15 in the Romano Gym.

VOLLEYBALL
The volleyball team will play Southwest Minnesota State at 8 pm on Oct. 31, MSU-Mankato at 4 pm on Nov. 1, Wayne State at 7 pm on Nov. 7, and Augustana at 4 pm on Nov. 8. The games will be held in the Romano Gym.

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For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

EVENTS, faculty and staff

LEARN ABOUT TEACHING
The IDS invites faculty participation in a writing group, WRITE NOW. For dates and locations visit:
http://www.d.umn.edu/ids or contact LeAne H. Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu.

IDS EVENTS
Terrific Tactics and Tricks of the Trade: Best Practices Leading to Active Learning will be held from 2:30-4 pm on
Thurs., Oct. 30, in the Garden Room. This IDS workshop features three UMD faculty members who have successfully employed extraordinary creativity in their courses. They will demonstrate projects that engage their students in learning by doing, learning by feeling, and learning by discovery.
To register, email Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu or call 726-6355.

TECH TUESDAY
The following ITSS Tech Tues. @ 2 presentations are held at 2 pm on Tuesdays, in the Viz Lab, MPAC 154.
Office 2007: Mac will be held on Oct. 28.
Laptop Encryption will be held on Nov. 11.
NVivo will be held on Nov. 18.
Databases and MySQL will be held on Dec. 2.
For more information, contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093.

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

ALWORTH EVENTS AND LECTURES
All Brown Bag Lunches are held at noon in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
“China: Perspective from an Insider” with Zhangyi Liu will be held on Thurs., Oct. 30.

“Guatemala, at the Crossroads of the Past and the Future” with Carlos Castillo will be held on Thurs., Nov. 6.

“Researching Student Outcomes in Study Abroad” with Paula Pederson will be held on Thurs., Nov. 13. “Glasgow: From Medieval to Post-Modern City” with William Henderson will be held on Thurs., Nov. 20.

All Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies events will be held in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.

Fiction writer and UMD English professor Joseph Maiolo will read a personal narrative essay “My Turkish Missile Crisis” at 7 pm on Oct. 30 and at 3 pm on Nov. 3.

“Iran: Political and Cultural Contexts” will be presented by Rosemary Stanfield Johnson, associate professor of History at UMD and Khalil (Haji) Dokhanchi, professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin Superior at noon on Wed., Nov. 12.

Alexandra Fuller, author of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood and Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier, will will speak on “Race, Responsibility, and Raucous Behaviour - A Meditation on Zimbabwe, Writing and Family” at 7 pm on Wed., Nov. 19 in 70 Montague Hall.

A book discussion featuring Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood and Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier, will be held at 7 pm on Tue., Nov. 18 in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.

For info contact Cindy Christian, at 726-7493, alworth@d.umn.edu or see http://www.d.umn.edu/alworth/main/index.php.

PLANETARIUM
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium every Wed. evening at 7 pm. Shows include: American Indian Skies on Oct. 29 and Stargazing Tonight on Nov. 5. Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.

GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINARS
The seminars begin at 4 pm and are held in BohH 90, unless otherwise indicated.

Carlos Carranza-Torres, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth will speak on “Some examples of applied numerical modeling in geo-mechanicseed” on Thurs., Oct. 30.

Kenneth Miller, Geological Sciences, Rutgers University will speak on “The rise and fall of sea-level during the past 100 myr: Should I sell my shore house?” on Wed., Nov. 5

On Thurs., Nov. 13 Mary Louise Hill, Department of Geology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario will speak on “Archean Shear-Zone-Hosted Gold Deposits.”

A report from the Geological Sciences G K-12 Fellows will be presented on Thurs., Dec. 11.

For more info contact geol@d.umn.edu.

HAUNTED HALLS
UMD Residence Halls are inviting all community children and their families to come trick-or-treating through the residence halls from 5-7 pm on Fri., Oct. 31. This years theme is Wonderful World of Disney. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tour guides will be stationed around the area to help navigate families through the halls. Children are invited to dress as Disney characters but costumes do not have to be Disney related. Parking will be available in lots off of Junction Avenue. Check-in will be at the Lake Superior Hall Lobby, 513 Niagara Court.

Activities for children on Halloween night include:
Trick-or-Treating, a Disney wonderland game room, cookie decorating, Disney karaoke, Disney face painting, and more.

For more info contact the Lake Superior Hall Information Desk at 726-7381.

AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
Zvonimir S. Katusic, M.D., professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, will present “Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Role in Repair of Injured Vasculature” at noon on Mon., Nov. 3, in SMed 130.

Alice A. Larson, Ph.D., professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, will present “Why are Mast Cells in the Brain?” at noon on Mon., Nov. 10, in SMed 130.

For more info contact Kristian Brown at 726-6354.

For the complete 2008-09 schedule and more information on this speaker, visit http://www.ahc.umn.edu/duluth/AHCD_Graduate_Research_Seminars/2008-09_Seminars/home.html.

JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURE
Journey Jargons features slides, personal experiences, an information by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. They are free and open to the public.

“Burma Shave Lore” presented by Judy McKim will be presented at 11:30 am on Mon., Nov. 3, in the Kirby Rafters. How did this little Minnesota company find its way into America’s heart and culture, and finally into its business schools and even the Smithsonian Museum? Bring your own Burma Shave memories, and family member Judy McKim will add stories and video history from the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

“Where in the World is Mongolia?” presented by Pat Castellano will be held at 11:30 am on Mon., Nov. 10, in KPlz 311. Take a picture journey to the Land of the Blue Sky and learn about the culture and traditions of Mongolia.
Castellano has been program director of the Duluth Children’s Museum for 18 years.

For more info visit http://www.d.umn.edu/ce/html/us-specialevents.htm.

HEAD OF THE LAKES JOB FAIR
The Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair will be held from 10 am-2 pm on Thurs., Nov. 13. It is free and open to current students and recent alumni from UMD, The College of St Scholastica and the University of Wisconsin Superior. Employers will be promoting full-time positions and internship opportunities, offering information about their companies, and answering questions about requirements for various careers. Students should register for the fair at the door.
To see a list of recruiters coming to the Fair, visit: http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/hol_2008.html

For more info contact Career Services at 218-726-7985 or carserv@d.umn.edu.

INTERNATIONAL TASTE OF UMD
The International Taste of UMD will be held from 2-4 pm on Sat., Nov. 15, at Hope United Methodist Church, 301 West St. Marie Street. At this event, international students make their finest cuisines from their home countries and share them with the students of UMD and the community. This is an opportunity to meet interesting international students as well as American students. Join us and enjoy the delicious food.

For more info contact Trisha O’Keefe at 726-7531.

PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Prevention of Sexual Harassment will be held from 10- 11:30 am on Tue., Nov. 25. This event is open to faculty, staff, and students. Participants will review the University of Minnesota Sexual Harassment policy, federal and state law regarding sexual harassment, procedures for investigating sexual harassment complaints, and standards applied to evaluation of sexual harassment claims.

For more info. and to register contact Cathy Rackliffe at 726-6827 or cracklif@d.umn.edu.

special EVENTS

FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

An Egg Roll Sale will be held from 11:30 am- 2:20 pm on Tue., and Wed., Oct. 28 and 29, in the Kirby Commons. For info contact Access for All at 726-8444.

The WRAC Brown Bag PAVSA Presentation will be held at noon on Wed., Oct. 29, in KSC 268. For info contact WRAC at 726-6292.

The exhibition “Dia de Los Muertos,” Day of the Dead, will be on display from Oct. 28-Nov. 7 in KSC 270. For info contact 726-8444.

A Family Day Event for “Dia de los Muertos” will be held from 2-5 pm on Sat., Nov. 1 in KSC 270. There will be activities for children, music and food. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

The “All Souls Night” Community Celebration will be held from 6-9 pm on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Duluth Art Institute, in Great Hall at the Depot, 506 W. Michigan Street. This event is free and open to the public. Skeleton costumes are encouraged. Call Mary Plaster 624-5579 to reserve a table ahead of time. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

Election Day is Tue., Nov. 4, Get out and vote.

The film: The Color of Fear will be shown from 6:30- 8:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 5, in KSC 273. For info call 726-8444.

The film Awakenings will be shown as part of the Train Your Brain Films Series from 3:30- 5:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 5, in KSC 273B. For info call 726-8444.

Arts of Asia will be held at 5 pm on Sat., Nov. 8, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.

Lisa King will speak on Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders from 7-10 pm on Tues., Nov. 11 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.

A workshop for Faculty/Staff on Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders will be held from 9 am- 4 pm on Wed., Nov. 12 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.

A panel discussion with diverse professional women in Duluth will be held at noon on Wed., Nov. 12 in KSC 268. For info call 726-8444.

Victor Lewis will give a speech entitled “Time for Transformation: From the Politics of Race to the Politics of Solidarity” at 7 pm on Wed., Nov. 12 in Montague Hall 70. For info call 726-8444.

A Salsa Dance will be held at 7 pm on Sat., Nov. 15 in the Kirby Ballroom. The cost is $2 for UMD Students and $3 for the General Public. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

A campus book group discussion on Tim Wise’s Book White Like Me will be held at noon on Nov. 18 in the Library fourth floor Rotunda. Copies of Wise’s book are available for sale at the UMD Book Store.

“Help Wanted” a performance by: Teatro del Pueblo will be held at 6 pm on Thurs., Nov. 20 in Bohannon 90.

Drag 101 Workshop with Drag Queen Diva Esmé Rodriguez will be held on Fri., Nov. 21. For more info call GLBT at 726-7300.

The QASU Fall Drag Show, starring Esmé Rodriguez will be held at 7 pm on Sat., Nov. 22, in the Kirby Ballroom. For more info call GLBT at 726-7300.

World AIDS Day will be held on Mon., Dec. 1. For more info call Angie Nichols at 726-7300.

An Egg Roll Sale will be held from 11:30 am-2:30 pm on Tues., Dec. 2 and Wed., Dec. 3 in the Kirby commons.
For info contact Access for All at 726-8444.

The film Silent Angels will be shown as part of the Train Your Brain Film Series from 3:30-5:30 pm on Wed., Dec. 3 in 273B KSC. For more info call 726-8444.

A Holiday Party at the Women’s Resource and Action Center will be held at noon on Wed., Dec. 3 in 266 KSC.
For info contact WRAC at 726-6292.

A Book Club Discussion, about White Like Me by Tim Wise will be held at 4 pm on Thurs.., Dec. 4 in Griggs Conf. Room P-Q. For more info call 726-8444.

A Kwaanza Celebration will be held at 6 pm on Sat., Dec. 6 in the UMD Ballroom. For more nfo call 726-8444.

An interpreted performance of Hummingbirds will be presented from 2-4 pm on Sun., Dec. 7 in the MPAC.

For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

EXCEL CENTER MEN'S HOCKEY
The WCHA Minnesota Men’s College Hockey Showcase premieres on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul. The UMD Alumni Association is hosting a Bulldog Party between games in Hospitality Room 1. A ticket package for $54 includes entrance to two hockey games and the alumni bulldog party. The schedule includes the University of MN Duluth vs. St. Cloud State University at 4:07 pm; a Bulldog Party with food and cash bar from 6 - 8 pm and U of MN vs. MN State University - Mankato at 7:37 pm. Call the UMD Alumni Office at 726-7164 or 866-726-7164 for game tickets and party package by October 28. For game tickets only, purchase through Ticketmaster outlets.

SOCIAL WORK OPEN HOUSE
The Department of Social Work is hosting an Open House from 4-6 pm on Mon., Nov. 10, in Bohannon Hall 220. All who are interested in finding out more about the Master of Social Work program are invited to attend.
For more information contact Rita Ohman at rohman@d.umn.edu or 726-8497 or see http:/www.d.umn.edu/sw

50 YEARS ON ISLE ROYALE
UMD commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the wolf-moose research on Isle Royale with several events. UMD’s connections to the project are numerous. UMD serves as a member of the Isle Royale Institute; professor John Pastor has joined Peterson to conduct research on the island; UMD conducts a yearly series of student trips, and UMD students have served as intern naturalists on the island.

George Desort’s documentary on the Isle Royale wolf and moose study, Fortunate Wilderness, the Duluth premiere, will be shown from 7 – 8:30 pm on Thurs., Nov. 6 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Fortunate Wilderness captures the science and wonder of the world’s longest large mammal study — the study of wolves and moose on Isle Royale.

“American Indian Ethics Meets Wolf-Moose Research” with wilderness scholar Michael Nelson will be presented from noon- 1 pm on Fri., Nov. 7 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.

“50 Years of Wolf Moose Research” with biologists Rolf Peterson (BS ’70 Zoology) and John Vucetich will be presented from 7 – 8:30 pm on Fri., Nov. 7 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. They will present findings from the 50 years of large mammal study on Isle Royale. Peterson is the lead researcher for the study. For information contact Tom Beery, tbeery@d.umn.edu or 726-7333.

ALRC 25th ANNIVERSARY
The American Indian Learning Resource Centers 25th Anniversary Fundraiser, Dinner, and Auction will be held at 6 pm on Nov. 14, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. The featured artist will be award winning artist, art educator, and museum curator, Jeff Savage. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, UMD students $25.
This event is presented By American Indian Learning Resource Center (AILRC) and the American Indian/Alaskan Native Alumni Committee. Donations for the auction are being accepted. For info, see http://www.d.umn.edu/ailrc/ or contact the AILRC Office at 726-6379, or ailrc@d.umn.edu.

GLENSHEEN
The Glensheen Craft Retreat will be held from 5-10 pm on Sat.,. Nov. 8. Guests are encouraged to gather at Glensheen for an evening of scrap booking and camaraderie. Refreshments and special tours offered.

Holiday Tea for Dolly and Me is an event where children bring their special doll to Glensheen. This production includes a holiday program and a sophisticated tea. It will be held at 2 pm on Sat., Dec. 13.

Glensheen’s Holiday Brunches and Tours will be held on Saturdays., and Sun., Dec.13, 14, 20, and 21. The tour begins at 10 am with brunch following.

The first tour at Glensheen begins daily at 9:30 am, and last tour begins at 4 pm. After October 19, Glensheen is open during weekends, Sat. and Sun. from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. The first tour begins at 10 am, and the last tour begins at 3 pm.

For info email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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